Saúl Nava

Title: Assistant Professor

Degrees: B.A. in Biology and Art (painting), M.S. in Biology; University of Texas Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Animal Behavior; Indiana University

Selected Publications:
Moore, B.A., Kamilar, J.M., Collin, S.P., Bininda-Edmonds, O.R., Dominy,
N.J., Hall, M.I., Heesy, C.P., Iwaniuk, A.M., Johnsen, S., Lisney, T.,
Loew, E.R., Moritz, G., Nava, S.S., Warrant, E., Yopak, K.E.,and
Fernandez-Juricic, E. 2012. A novel method for comparative analysis of
retinal specialization traits from topographic maps. Journal of Vision
12 (12):13, 1-24.

Nava. S.S., Moreno, L., and Wang. D. 2012. Receiver sex differences in
visual response to dynamic signals in Sceloporus lizards. Behavioral
Ecology and Sociobiology 66:9, 1357-1362.

Nava, S.S. An, S., and Hamil, T. 2011. Visual detection of UV cues by
adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). Journal of Vision 11(6):2, 1-5.

Nava, S.S., Conway, M.A., and E.P. Martins 2009. Sex-specific visual
performance: female lizards outperform males in motion detection. Royal
Society Biology Letters 5:6, 732-734

Nava, S.S., M.A. Conway, and E.P. Martins. 2009. Divergence of visual
motion detection in diurnal geckos that inhabit bright and dark
habitats. Functional Ecology 23:4, 794-799

Nava, S.S. 2006. Size Does Matter. Iguana, now Reptiles and Amphibians:
Conservation and Natural History. 13:16-30

Nava, S.S., C.R. Lindsay, R.W. Henderson, and R. Powell. 2001.
Microhabitat, activity, and density of a dwarf gecko (Sphaerodactylus
parvus) on Anguilla, West Indies. Amphibia-Reptilia 22:455-464

MassArt Foundation Charlotte Faculty Fellowship

Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard University, U.S. National
Institutes of Health (NIH), National Eye Institute (NEI), Postdoctoral
Fellowship in Molecular Bases of Eye Disease

NESCent (National Evolutionary Synthesis Center), Working Group Member,
Evolutionary Shifts in Vertebrate Visual Ecology and Visual System

ART+BIO Collaborative, co-founder